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The marine industry’s move toward digitalization ... big data ... the fourth industrial revolution ... call it what you will, is palpable.

Web Contributor

On writing this September’s editorial I have just arrived in Hamburg, Germany for my 14th SMM exhibition, and nowhere else

Michelle Howard is it more clear that the this evolution is in full swing. When I started attending the SMM exhibition in 1992, the exhibition halls

Editorial Contributors

Elaine Maslin - Scotland were ? lled with heavy machinery – mammoth diesels engines, gearboxes, propellers and bridge systems. Today, in 2018, there is

Tom Mulligan - UK

Claudio Paschoa - Brazil a decided lack of heavy machinery, replaced with displays touting digital solutions.

Peter Pospiech - Germany

William Stoichevski - Scandinavia

As we all know, as we all have seen, digital promise comes with the potential for peril in the form of cyber breaches. This

Production month starting on page 32, Patricia Keefe reports on ports’ efforts to raise their collective cyber security game. But this is not

Irina Vasilets

Nicole Ventimiglia just a port story, in fact far from it. In today’s 24/7/365 world of ‘always on, always connected’ logistics and support, this cyber

Corporate Staff security issue transcends country or industry.

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The ‘connected’ ship today is not simply a seamless connection between ship and shore, indeed it is much more. Today’s ship

Information Technology is simply one node in the interconnected logistics web, and a disruption in one node can quickly and seamlessly spread globally,

Vladimir Bibik quickly. The best-known incident was the “notPetya” malware outbreak in October 2017, which struck A.P. Moller-Maersk’s IT

Emin Yuce department, and through that, it’s APM terminals at ports worldwide, including at Los Angeles, Long Beach and NY/Newark.


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The shutdown there and at other ports, and the ensuing cleanup of backlog, cost Maersk around $300 million.

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Looking at the traditional ‘hardware’ side of our business, I am very happy to present an article from Jeff Ding, starting on

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The author began his career at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in June, 1986, and he brought the friction stir welding

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